Our Donors

Corporate, foundation and organization supporters

Many thanks to these generous supporters of City Lights! Here’s a partial list.

Additional support comes from these friends of City Lights:
The Hugh Stuart Center Charitable Trust
Kieve Foundation

Individual Donors

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The Inspiration Circle ($75,000+)

  • City Of San Jose, Office Cultural Affairs
  • Nancy B. Coleman and Paul M. Resch
  • The David & Lucile Packard Foundation
  • The William And Flora Hewlett Foundation

The Trailblazers ($50,000+)

  • Urban Community

The Groundbreakers ($25,000+)

  • The Shubert Foundation

The Innovators ($10,000+)

  • Applied Materials Community Foundation, a corporate advised fund of Silicon Valley Community Foundation
  • Constance & Paul Boulay
  • Google Matching Gifts
  • Jonathan Karpf and Kathleen Zaretsky*
  • Christy Martin & Cindy Melter
  • Charlie McCollum
  • Sandra Moll and Rick Holden
  • Silicon Valley Creates
  • State of California Nonprofit Performing Arts Grant Program
  • Mary Lou Torre and Richard Hagan

The Game Changers ($5,000+)

  • Rick & Violet Boyle, in honor of Lisa Mallette
  • Karen DeHart
  • Lauren Doyle & Justin Pease
  • Kate & Tim Leehane
  • David May, in honor of Keith May
  • Clint Moore
  • San Jose Water Company
  • Anita Kapadia and Feroze Taraporevala
  • Suzanne Wittrig and Alfonso Banuelos

The Movers & Shakers ($2,500+)

  • Cheryl Booton and Bob Mannell
  • The Hunter-Garcia Family Donor Advised Fund
  • Kuechler-Montes De Oca Family Fund, an advised fund of Silicon Valley Community Foundation
  • Richard Newton
  • Matt & Samantha Resch

The Engagers ($1000+)

  • Miranda Abrahams & Kirk Nichols
  • Carmen Agrawal
  • Deb and Paul Anderson
  • Apple Matching Gifts Fund
  • Marv & Bonnie Bamburg
  • Barry Swenson Builder
  • Kristin Brownstone
  • The Bury Allessandri Family Charitable Fund
  • Noel Butler, in memory of Phil Kurjan
  • Dave & Jeff Chandler
  • Steven & Karin Chase
  • Sarah Clish*
  • Sandi & Richard Conniff
  • The Joel Dean Foundation
  • Pat Diamond, in memory of Robert Diamond
  • Virginia Drake
  • Christine Mengarelli and Dale Elliott
  • Jerald Enos
  • Kevin and Noelle GM Gibbs
  • The Goldfeldt Fund
  • Steve Grant and Marni Kamzan
  • Erik Gutfeldt & Deb Goldeen
  • Benjamin Hemmen
  • Nan Ho & Gary Miner
  • Cayce Hill & Joe Zullo
  • Intuitive Surgical
  • Eric Jacobsen
  • Richard & Peggy James
  • The Kieve Foundation
  • Janikke Klem & Leon Glover
  • Ken Krechmer & Elaine Baskin
  • Jan & Sofia M. Laskowski
  • Nicole Letellier
  • Aaron Loeb & Kathy Roberts
  • Scott Mangelson & Heidi Tucker
  • Cliff Maas
  • Lyle Merithew and Sandy Swirsky
  • Gillian Moran
  • Ross Nelson*
  • Molly & James Olivas
  • Daniel Pappone
  • Maryellen Petrich*
  • Richard & Cheryl Pittenger, in honor of Christy Martin
  • SJ Resch, CPA
  • Larry & Carmen Stone
  • John & Amanda Straigis
  • Target Circle Giving Program
  • David Taylor
  • TheatreDNA
  • The Thermond Philanthropy Fund
  • Carol & Dan Turner*
  • Geri Weimers
  • Nancy Wheeler

The Dreamers ($500+)

  • Linda Anderson
  • Martha C. Beattie
  • Thomas Becker
  • Dena Behnam
  • Susan Benjamin
  • Jason and Laura Bennert
  • Jan & Mike Bergkamp
  • Tom and Larel Bondi
  • Alyssa Byrkit
  • Virginia Carpio
  • Gary & Janice Cherrier
  • Rosalee and Bob Clarke*
  • Pat and Chuck Corr
  • Patricia Curia
  • Jane Decker
  • Chris del Pilar
  • Joseph & Michelle Dittberner
  • Brad & Candace Eggleston
  • William Ereneta*
  • Sandra & Clayton Feldman
  • Martin & Barbara Fishman
  • Dan Flynn
  • Barbara Fraser
  • Bert George
  • John Gilbert
  • Sophie P. Giles & John C. Hurd
  • The Goldman/Singer Family Fund
  • Tom Gough and Luisa Sermol
  • Phil and Diane Griego, in honor of Carl Cookson
  • Marcie Gugenheim
  • Rose & John Henderson
  • Jane Hiatt
  • Angie Higgins & Tom Shamrell
  • Dan Hill
  • Gary Hubbard
  • Intel Matching Gifts
  • Keith Garvey Good Democrat Foundation
  • KLA Foundation
  • James Kleinrath & Melody Singleton
  • Johnny & Katie Kolasinski
  • Terry & Bill Krivan
  • Amoreena Lucero*
  • Judith Marlin
  • Gary & Debbi Maxwell
  • Judith Miller
  • Alys Milner
  • Jason Molenda
  • Douglas and Julia Moore
  • Victoria Moore
  • Barbara Murray*
  • Vivian and Kevin O’Connell
  • Peralta Painting
  • Caitlin Papp
  • Glenn Reed
  • Barbara Reynolds
  • Michelle Sams
  • Joyce & Campbell Scott
  • Sempra Energy Matching Fund
  • Ellen and Bryan Shaner*
  • Omar Torres
  • Kevin Ung
  • Cathy & Randy Warshawsky
  • XL Construction
  • Susan Zaslaw and Martin Liss*

The Doers ($250+)

  • Karen & Richard Ajluni
  • Nanci Amolsch & Brian Buhrow
  • Dr. James Bangsund
  • Cheryl Barker
  • Nancy & Clayton Bavor
  • Janice Berling
  • The Beuermans
  • Kirsten Brandt
  • Meghan & Tyler Crosby-Jolliffe
  • Randy Cross
  • Kristi & Ed DaSilva
  • Ramon & Jennifer Diaz-Arrastia
  • Pamela Dougherty
  • April Durrett & Matthew Reilly
  • Vikki Essert
  • Sean Fenton
  • Walter & Aletha Fulgham
  • Ron Gasparinetti & Steve Cortopassi
  • Google Corporation
  • Kenneth Gott
  • John and Barbara Harriman
  • Nicole Hawkins
  • David Heine & Chrisula Bloore
  • Jennifer & Luke Hohmann
  • Sonya and Robert Hubenette
  • Jon Jenkins and Renee Schell
  • Cathy & Kevin Kimball
  • Janet Lemon
  • Sarah Levy
  • Margie Matthews
  • Maria & Steve Marquis
  • Keith Marshall, Vice President of the George Psarras Fan Club
  • Bill McCraw & Janet Muscio
  • Hugh & Debbie McDevitt, a donor advised fund
  • McGeever Family Giving Trust
  • Lee Ann Payne & Chris Reber
  • Bart Perry
  • Marilyn Pifer
  • Amy and Sal Pizarro
  • Christian Pizzirani & Evelyn Huynh
  • Joanna Rauh
  • Raegena Raymond-Brunker & Kris Brunker
  • Sara Morris & Mason Razavi
  • Michael Rhone
  • Matt & Emily Roben
  • Sherri R. Sager
  • AJ Eiserloh & Emily Schwing
  • ServiceNow
  • Tom & Carol Shall, in honor of Christy Martin
  • James Towery and Karyn Sinunu-Towery
  • Anonymous, in honor of Christy Martin
  • Christopher Slater
  • Gerald Smilovitz
  • Don and Barbara Snyder
  • Alison Steel
  • Dave & RuthE Stein
  • Farran Tabrizi
  • Victoria Taketa
  • Susan Tatro
  • Patricia Tyler & Ben Marks, in honor of Todd Wright
  • Harrison-Ullmann Philanthropic Fund, a donor advised fund at the Jewish Silicon Valley
  • Mark & Cris Vaughan
  • Shahani Markus & Graeme Warren
  • DJ & Linda Whipple
  • Ronald Whittier Family Foundation

The Believers ($100+)

  • Kerry Adams-Hapner
  • Adobe Employee Matching Program
  • Dale Albright
  • Ameriprise Employee Giving Program
  • Robert B. Ames
  • Adonna Amoroso
  • Chloë Angst
  • Rosalie Arntzen
  • Corinne Avilla
  • Iris Berke
  • Steve and Marcia Block
  • Gail Thornton Borkowski
  • Jeffrey Bracco
  • Don & Becky Brownson
  • Susan Rabin Buchanan and Dave Buchanan
  • Erica & Glenn Bulycz
  • Barbara Canup
  • Constance Carpenter
  • Kelly Cash
  • John & Agnes Caulfield
  • Maureen Clark
  • Patti Clinkenbeard & Tamara Swain
  • Steve & Suzanne Cowan
  • Trami Cron
  • Elsa Cumpton
  • Mary P. Curtis & Michael Miller
  • Bill and Alicia Davidovich
  • Jill Davis
  • John Davis
  • Sara & Phil Dean
  • Ivette Deltoro
  • Jerry Di Salvo
  • George & Debra Doeltz
  • Janice Dong
  • Linda Dydo
  • Nique Eagen
  • Karen English & John Engell
  • Lynne Ennis
  • Barb Fallon
  • Tara Ferguson
  • Jennifer Flick
  • Laura Foegal
  • Derek Foster
  • Janice Frazier & Daniel J. Dawson
  • Rodrigo Garcia-Reyes
  • Carol Garvey
  • RoseAnn Gasparinetti
  • Steven & Dawn Gerdt
  • Peggy Ginsburg
  • Wayne & Estelle Glass
  • Barbara Goldstein*, in honor of Lisa Mallette
  • Gabriella Goldstein
  • Mary Goldstein
  • Alice Gosak Gary
  • Amy Gregor
  • Lyn Hackett
  • Mike Hale
  • Matthew & Elizabeth Hall
  • Leslee Hamilton, in honor of Lisa Mallette
  • Beverly Hansberry
  • Gary Harris
  • Susan Hayes
  • Denise & Jim Heick
  • Genelle Heim
  • Laura Henderson and Jason Silva
  • Leigh Henderson
  • Brian and Jocelyn Herndon
  • Will Huddleston
  • Kim James
  • Kathleen Johnson
  • Russell Johnson
  • Julia Jones
  • Nancy Palmer Jones
  • Sandra Jozefowicz
  • Gus Kambeitz & Nineteen
  • Katherine Kessler & Jim Besseau
  • Nanci Klein
  • Deanna & Al Knickerbocker
  • Harvey & Perla Kohs, in memory of Rose Kohs
  • Sandra Krakowski
  • Adrielle Krantzler
  • Jon Kull
  • Bill & Rhonda Lakatos
  • Mary Lazaga
  • Ted Lorraine
  • Lisa Mallette
  • Jim & Christina Martin
  • Heather McBeath, in memory of Marjorie McBeath
  • William & Allison Medlin
  • Shareen Merriam
  • Robert Miller
  • Heidi Morgan & David Sandhu, in honor of Team EBSI
  • Teresa & Dan Morley
  • Steven Nakano
  • Neil & Phyllis Newman
  • Michael K. Norris
  • Kenneth Noyes
  • William O’Daly
  • Andrew Oliver
  • Linda Orandi
  • Victoria Ortiz
  • Jamie Palasky
  • Bruce Parsons
  • Perspective Theatre Company
  • Caterina & Don Peterson
  • Karen Altree Piemme
  • Pintuna Inc.
  • Amy Powers, in honor of AJ Jaffari
  • Basab Pradhan
  • DeAnna & Sridhar Pursai
  • James Reber
  • Deborah & Michael Regalbuto
  • Jorge L. Reyes
  • Jackie Roach
  • Valerie Russell
  • Monica Scerbo
  • Joe Singer*
  • Dorothy Sloan & Brett Silveira
  • Janet Smick
  • Andrew Smith
  • David Snow & Rosemary Elliott-Snow
  • Harold & Linda Spencer
  • Laura Sternberg
  • Christina Sturken
  • Lynn Telford
  • Donna Terman & William Brown
  • John & Cici Teter
  • Anne Marie Todd
  • Leah Toeniskoetter
  • Patricia Toft
  • Holly Weber
  • Richard Wells
  • Maggie Wilde
  • Amanda Williams
  • James Williams
  • Katherine Yates
  • Ken Yeager
  • David & Julie Yick-Koppel
  • Paul and Anne Younan

*Sustained Giving Program
Those donors marked with an asterisk (*) are members of City Lights’ Sustained Giving Program, and have their donations charged automatically each month to provide invaluable, ongoing support throughout the year.

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